House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 17 May 1572

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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In this section

Sabbati, decimo septimo Maii, 1572

Rights, &c.

1. The Bill concerning Dispensations for Rights and Ceremonies. - The first Reading.

Tenths, &c.

1. The Bill against Deceits of petty Collectors of Tenths and Subsidies of the Clergy. - The first Reading.

Bargains, &c.

1. The Bill for Assurance of Bargains and Sales, &c. to be made without Covin, with the Office of Clerk of the Entries. - The first Reading.


1. The Bill for Making of Oils within this Realm. - The first Reading.


1. The Bill, that Patrons shall not lose their Presentations by Lapse, without Notice, when the Incumbents take another Benefice. - The first Reading.

Privilege - Charges against Hall.

Upon sundry Motions made by divers of this House, it is Ordered, That Arthur Hall Esquire, for sundry lewd Speeches used, as well in this House, as also Abroad elsewhere, shall have Warning, by the Serjeant, to be here upon Monday next, and at the Bar to answer to such Things as he shall then and there be charged with.

And it is further Ordered, That all such Persons, as have noted his Words, uttered either in this House, or Abroad, do forthwith assemble in the Chamber above, and put the same Words in Writing, and afterwards deliver them to Mr. Speaker, to the end he may charge the said Hall upon Monday next.